​​Winchester

United Methodist Church

WE ARE IN NEED OF 9 VOLT and AA BATTERIES

and

​COPIER PAPER

Ruby Jo on Trick or Treat night!

Nick & Charlotte's Chicken - Mmmm Good

2 lbs. Ground Beef                     1 Lg Can Tomatoes, chopped 

1 med. Onion, chopped              1 sm. can chopped Green Chilis

​1 can Corn or Hominy                 2 cups Water

1 can Kidney Beans                    1 envelope Taco Seasoning

1 can Pinto Beans                       1 envelope Ranch Dressing Mix


Brown ground beef, drain - Add onions...Mix all ingrediants and heat.

   

Monthly Share Gifts

January
Bath Soap, Body Wash & Deoderant
February
Tuna or Canned Meat
March
Dish Detergent & Laundry Soap
April
Shampoo & Conditioner
May
Toilet Paper & Feminine Products
June
Soup 
July
Crackers -- any kind
August
Beans -- any kind
   September  
Cereal
October​

Toilet Paper, Feminine Products 

November

Tooth brush/paste  

December
Non-Perishable Food for W3CU Food Pantry


CHOIR PRACTICE 

WEDNESDAY EVENINGS AT 4:00 PM


PUMPKIN PIE SQUARES

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees


  1/2 cup flour                                        1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed

  1/2 cup quick-cooking oats                 1/2 cup butter

   Combine the above ingrediants and mix until crumbly.  Press into 9x13 pan and bake    for 12-15 minutes


  While the crust is baking prepare the filling as per below:

  2 cups pumpkin                            1/2 can evaporated milk

  2 eggs                                           3/4 cup sugar

  1 tsp cinnamon                             1/2 tsp. ground ginger

  1/4 tsp ground cloves

  Combine the above ingredients and beat well.  Pour into baked crust and bake for 15-   20 minutes


  While the filling is baking, prepare the topping 

  1/2 cup chopped nuts  (I use pecans)           2 Tbsp. Butter

  1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

  Combine the topping ingredients and mix well - sprinkle over baked filling and bake       an additional 15-20 minutes

  Cool in pan and cut into squares & serve with whipped topping or ice cream!

**I sometimes make the crust the day before and then proceed with filling & topping

       from the kitchen of Linda Stepp

COMMUNITY PRAYER MEETING

Tuesday May 16th at 7:00 pm

at our church!​

Everyone is welcome


Bible/Book Study is at 4:30 Thursday afternoon (weather permitting).  EVERYONE is welcome, even if you haven't been attending


CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLELIGHT SERVICE

Saturday December 24 at 6:30 pm

Cookin' with the Methodists

You can order a poinsettia in honor or memory of someone by adding that information on the sign-up sheet (one in front & one in back).  We don't know the cost yet, but coming from Lowe's they won't be expensive

FOOD & FELLOWSHIP

March 6th - Eating at Noon

Everyone welcome & bring a friend!


Announcements

WOULD LOVE TO HEAR

FROM YOU...

June Reighley

4754 St.. Andrews Drive

​Grove City, OH 43123

her winter address will be:

2231 Timber Creek Lane

Clermont FL 34715


Bill Lewis

16900 S Tamiami Trail R27

Ft Myers, FL 33908


Upcoming Events


  


GRAPE SALAD

(If you went to the Senior luncheon...you know how yummy this is)


2 cups Red Seedless Grapes

2 cups Green Seedless Grapes

8 oz Cream Cheese, softened

8 oz Sour Cream

1/2 cup Sugar

4 Buterfinger Candy Bars, crushed

1/4 - 1/2 cup pecans, crushed


*Wash and dry Grapes

*Cream together sour cream, cream cheese and sugar - then fold in grapes

*Put mixture in 9x13 dish

*Sprinkle top with crushed Butterfingers then top with crushed pecans

*Press and Chill

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This is a favorite that BETTY RIGGS would bring to soup luncheons

BETTY'S TACO SOUP

1 lb. ground turkey or beef; brown and drain            1 can pinto beans

1 pkg. Hidden Valley Ranch dry mix                         1 can diced tomatoes

1 can Veggie or Beef Broth                                        1 can white corn

1 pkg. Taco Seasoning

     Mix together and heat

        Top with Shredded Mexican Blend Cheese

            Serve with Tortilla Chips


The Administrative Council accepted a

Gift Acceptance Policy

crafted and submitted by the Trustees. 

Copies are posted on the Bulletin Board

The UPPER ROOM devotional magazines are available in the front foyer and in the Fellowship Hall.  They are FREE

TEXAS SOUP


Pastor Greg & our Church Youth - November 2018

We're so happy to have these two cuties with us on Sunday morning

      DORITOS TACO CORN SALAD - SIDE DISH

PLEASE consider bring in canned non-perishable food for the Venture Little Food Pantries.  They fill food boxes in several towns (including Winchester) and their supplies are running low

Thanks to all who contributed to the Operation Christmas Child project!

44 boxes were filled with love

5th Sunday Gifts

 Offering on the 5th Sunday is gifted to the  Building Fund and Missions. If you choose,  please delineate between the following:

  • ​Building Fund
  • WOC (West Ohio Conference)
  • OMS (One Mission Society)
    • ​Donations to OMS will be matched dollar-for-dollar up to $20,000.

POTATO CHOWDER

Base:

1 Lg Red Bell Pepper, chopped                             1 Lg Onion, chopped

1 sm.can Diced Green Chiles                                5 cups Chicken Broth

5-6 Potatoes, peeled and cubed (or more)            1/4 tsp Pepper

1 tsp Salt

 Bring peppers, onions, chiles, potatoes and seasonings to boil in chicken broth.  Reduce and simmer about 15 minutes until vegetables are done


White Sauce:

1/4 cup Butter                                     1/3 cup Flour

1/4 tsp Pepper                                    1 tsp Salt

1 tsp Ground Dry Mustard                   2 cups Half & Half

 Melt butter over low heat, whisk in flour, salt, pepper & dry mustard until smooth.  Gradually add half & half until thick


Add White Sauce and 1 Cup Milk to the base and cook 8-10 minutes until thick and bubbly.    Good served with grated cheese or crumbled bacon.


Recipe by Sheila Maggard, former Home Ec.& OSU Extension Educator

 If you have an interest in becoming a liturgist, please pick up an information sheet.  You'll find them on a table in the Fellowship Hall.  We are always looking for more volunteers who want to serve their Church

2 lbs. Chicken Breast (I cut up into strips)

1/2 cup Mayonnaise                                    1 tsp. Salt

1/4 cup Shredded Parmesan Cheese         2 tsp Garlic Powder


Mix mayo, salt & garlic powder together - Coat the chicken

Sprinkle Shredded Parmesan Cheese over the chicken

Bake at 375 for about 25 minutes


HINT: I bake on foil-lined cookie sheet

Wednesday - November 1st

Eating in the Annex at Noon

​EVERYONE WELCOME - BRING A FRIEND


Ingrediants:

     2 cans of Sweet Corn, drained

2 cups Cheddar Cheese, grated

1/2 cup Mayonnaise

1/2 cup Ranch Dressing

1 medium Red Bell Pepper, diced

1/2 medium Red Onion, diced

1-10 oz bag Taco Doritos Corn Chips, divided

Garnish with green minced chives



     1. Mix everything together except the corn chips

     2. Separate about 1/4 of the chips to use as garnish

     3. The remaining 3/4 crush coarsely and mix with the corn and mixings

     4. Garnish with a ring of whole Doritos and Chives

     5. Serve chilled